Burke’s General Armory

Measuring in at a lithe 1185 pages, Sir John Bernard Burke’s, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time provides the starting point for many a genealogist’s exploration...
Crozier’s General Armory

Crozier’s General Armory

Crozier’s General Armory, edited by William Armstrong Crozier was published in 1904 by Fox, Duffield & Company in New York, New York. The book has been esteemed by many, however serious scholars of American arms have pointed to a number of inaccuracies...

Encyclopaedia Heraldrica

Heraldry has not been overlooked: connected as it is with history, with antiquities , and many existing distinctions, it presented itself at too many points not to secure very general attention; and the desire to become acquainted with its language and its laws are observably diffused to a very wide extent.

An Illustrated Dictionary Of Words Used in Art and Archaeology

An Illustrated Dictionary Of Words Used in Art and Archaeology

The title, An Illustrated Dictionary Of Words Used in Art and Archaeology: Explaining terms frequently used in works on architecture, arms, bronzes, Christian art, colour, costume, decoration, devices, emblems, heraldry, lace, personal ornaments, pottery, painting, sculpture, &c, with their derivations very aptly describes this reference work’s contents, but doesn’t do the concise nature of the contents justice.

A Complete Guide to Heraldry

A Complete Guide to Heraldry by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies (1871-1928) was originally published in 1909 by T.C. & E.C. Jack. The work has since passed through countless editions and remains in print more than 80 years after its author’s death.